EXPIRED FOOD REPROCESSING FACILITY RAIDED

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) and SAPS operation sparked by community activism led to the discovery of a facility in Springs on Friday, August 8, 2020 where expired and counterfeit food is reprocessed and repackaged.At least 13 people were charged with dealing with illicit goods and being in possession of suspected stolen property. City of Ekurhuleni’s MMC for Community Safety, Cllr Phaladi Mmoko said that the police were following the tip-off from the community when they raided the property.“In this property they are repurposing the expired consumables like sweets,…

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CORRUPTION IS NOT JUST ‘CONCERNING’

Open Letter to President Ramaphosa from Herman Mashaba Dear Mr PresidentYou were elected on the promise of renewal; ‘a new dawn’ I believe you called it. I find myself writing to you, once again, out of sheer frustration over your catastrophic failure to tackle fraud, corruption and wrong-doing in government. I watched your address on Thursday night. You described your feelings on the level of looting of COVID-19 relief funds and measures as ‘concerning.’ This is not ‘concerning’, Mr President, concerning is how we feel about getting older every day.…

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